From Tuscany to the United States, with some special events in San Francisco: the celebrations for the 950th anniversary since the first stone of the Pisa Cathedral was laid and the 450th anniversary of the birth of Galileo Galilei got just big.   In fact, starting from this occurrence, a cultural exchange is taking place between the town of...

by Betty Laseter   A team of researchers at Pontedera BioRobotics Institute in Italy claimed to have created a robotic arm that can bend and contract like an octopus tentacle. The robotic arm is expected to play a really helpful role in the field of surgical procedures by enabling surgeons to perform minimally-invasive operations in compact...

When traveling to Italy, there are many great cities to choose from. Everyone knows about Rome, and many have seen its splendors through the eyes of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday. Fashion lovers will find the catwalks and shops of Milan to be inspiring. Those who love romance often head for Venice.   The architecture lovers head for Floren...

Italian researchers have discovered the gene for arteriosclerosis and devised a treatment to "switch it off" and prevent heart disease. The gene is responsible for producing a protein that in turn produces oxidant molecules that damage the walls of the heart, veins and arteries. The discovery was made by a team from the Life Sciences Institut...

Italian piazzas, or squares, are the beating hearts of every Italian town and city. They can be big or small, intimate or dramatic, humble, opulent, old, new and everything in between. In fact, sometimes a piazza isn't a square at all (see: the Piazza del Campo in Siena, among others).   What all Italian piazzas have in common is their civic...

Valigie pronte e voglia di imparare, sono questi i requisiti necessari per partecipare al bando di gara per aggiudicarsi l'opportunità di lavorare in uno studio di architettura e design negli Stati Uniti.   Il bando di partecipazione di Usa Emerge Italy è stato promosso da Federlegno Arredo ed è rivolto a neolaureati (da non oltre 6 mesi) e...

An amputee with a bionic hand has for the first time been able to feel the texture and shape of objects in his grasp, European researchers said last Wednesday.   The success of the month-long trial in Italy has energized researchers in the hunt to solve one of the most difficult challenges in prosthetics. Until now, moveable prosthetic hands...

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) aumenta ulteriormente la propria offerta per i passeggeri che voleranno fra l'Italia e gli Stati Uniti la prossima estate.   Fra maggio e giugno 2015, il vettore statunitense riprenderà ad operare numerosi collegamenti stagionali per soddisfare la crescita della domanda di voli da e per l'Italia durante il periodo...

I'm thrilled to introduce an exciting new competition open to all public and private high school students in San Francisco, California and New York City, New York called "Pisan Romanesque meets Contemporary America".   This educational contest will teach American high schoolers about the awe-inspiring Pisan Romanesque period and promote a de...

Università di Pisa, intesa con il Mit di BostonE' il primo ateneo italiano siglare un accordo per la ricerca. Progetti di ricerca comuni, borse di studio e scambi per studenti e ricercatori, circolazione di idee e conoscenza: così, con un accordo siglato il 28 gennaio, l'università di Pisa e il Massachusetts institute of technology...